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United Presbyterian Church of Biggsville
            101 West Adams Street
                  P.O. Box 189
            Phone 309-627-2091
E-Mail:  biggsvillepresb@frontier.com
         Website:  biggsville-upc.org

             Pastor Kathie Whitson
          Cell Phone - 309-255-4193
Email - kathiewhitson_16.3@aol.com
           FB - Kathie E. Whitson

Office Hours:

Monday's 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday's    3 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Study Hours

Mornings until 11 a.m. Monday - Wednesday

Pastoral Visits:
All day Tuesdays
Friday afternoons
Appointments available, call her cell phone

To our first time visitors, here are some helpful things to know:
* The bathrooms are downstairs at the back (west) side of the fellowship hall.
* Children are very welcome to stay here with us as part of the family.  There are fun bags available for them to use during the service, just ask an usher.
* Sunday School for anyone 12 & up meets in the South Room at 9:00 a.m.
*  Sunday School for children is on a summer break
* Pastor Kathie is available to visit and answer questions.  Call or text her at 309-255-4193
Announcements for the week of December 9, 2018
Who you gonna call...
For pastoral visits and general church information call Pastor Kathie, cell phone 309-244-4193 or at the church 309-627-2091

For building issues or access to the church call Craig Rima at 209-331-4222

To add something to the bulletin call Sara Hull at 209-337-0585 or email her at sjh_84@hotmail.com
The devotional These Days is available in the back of the sanctuary.  Large print copies are available.

Mildred Anderson recycles cans for her Widow's Mite project.  Please place the cans in the collection bin located at the south ramp entrance.  Please, no beer cans.  All proceeds are given to the church. 
            Church Life
       We are the body of Christ
                The Church Staff

Head of the Church              Jesus Christ
Pastor                                   Kathie Whitson
Treasurer                              Elizabeth Turley
Secretary                              Sara Hull
Organist                                Marilyn Simmons
Custodian                             Craig Rima
Chair, Ladies Aid                  Gloria Jones
Monthly meetings

1st Sunday of the month,  Deacons
2nd Sunday of the month, Trustees
3rd Sunday of the month,  Session

Committees to join


Jim Work
- Warren Achievement, Monmouth Il
  Ermadean Hull, Phyllis Shauman and Betty Sterett,
Oak Lane Nursing Center, Stronghurst
  David Galbraith - receiving treatment for cancer
  Mary Ruth Surber - Monmouth Nursing Home
  Maverick - Grandson of Patti, battling cancer at 9 mos   old.
Terry Bourne - Back surgery Dec 15th
Those battline cancer:  Rev.  Melisa Bracht-Wagner,    Alicia Pence, Jennifer Oliver Lafary
  David Fish, Whitson's brother-in-law in advancing ALS

                               Welcome everyone
          Thank you for sharing in worship with us today.

   Old friends, new friends and first-time visitors
are all love by God and are welcome here with open arms.

Great Rivers Presbytery
1230 W. Candletree Dr., Suite D
Peoria, Il 61614
Phone:  309-683-6980
Prayers of the People
Tidbits of infor that are always good to know....
Shepherd's Table - is underway.  Please see the sign up sheet to sign up for a night to cook. 
*  Carols and Cookies will be on Sunday December 16th following church.  Come join the merriment down in the South Room
*The Buchanan Community Chorus will be presenting their Christmas Concerts:  Christmas Around the World on: 
*Friday December 14 at 7:00 pm at the Galesburg United Methodist Church.
*Saturday December 15th at 4:00 at Faith Presbyterian Church in Monmouth.
Admission is $5 for adults & $2 for 17 and under.  Members from our church performing with them are Steve Graham, and Scott and Kathie Whitson.  See them to purchase tickets. 
Janet Lindo recovering at home
Mark Shafer - for continued mobility of his arm
*Sunday December 16 - The Chime Choir is playing a special sermon focusing on What Child Is This and other carols will highlight this unique service.  Please invite your friend and family, t5his will be a brilliant time of celebration.